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Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm EST
action is here. >> just four days until taxes go up for all americans. tonight what you're telling washington. >>> not again, a giant storm on the move. >>> scare at sea, the cruise ship nightmare unfolding, the captain who warned the passengers ahead of time, but it didn't work. >>> and at last. ♪ at last the american greats me lost this year. ♪ moon river the lasting gifts and the laughs they leave behind. >> everything you do, do it cool. stand back. >>> good evening on this friday night. diane is spending this holiday weekend with her family. we begin with the 11th hour high stakes meeting at the white house late today to avoid the fiscal cliff. but no deal, asanger builds across the country, the clock is ticking. just four days left before taxes go up for all americans and federal programs see major cuts. we've shown you the math here. the average american household would see their tax bill go up nearly $3,500. this evening, president obama telling congress, the american people are watching what we're doing here. he appeared in the briefing room a short time ago. let's go
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Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
actions. >> for the second year in the a row the ravens are the afc champions. here is scott gar sew with the story. >> after losing three straight, the ravens got their swagger back in this one. they were up 24-7 at the half for the ravens, it's back to back afc north titles and that's something they're proud of. >> -- this was the championship. you know what, back to division champs, that's huge around here. so theexpectation is to win. >> i think fun is a good way to describe this game today. thelast three weeks have been difficult for our ball club. you know, we're not used to losing like that. we stayedconfident can. we knew the things we were capable of and the thing potential we have. >> i love this team. i loveevery single guy on this team. you hear ray talk and you can understand why. this is a special group of men: how farwe take each other, that remains to be again there's a few that never played in this league and never won a division and this is our second time in two years, this is what we play for. wereached one of our goals, now we have to work work on the second.
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
time on blame than action. >>> also, he's being called one of the great military giants of our time. this morning, general norman schwarzkopf is being remembered as a soldier and a patriot. >>> and a woman shoves a man in front of an oncoming train and then runs away. it's the second deadly subway shoving this month. and this morning, we're getting our first look at the woman police say did it. >>> and it was a gift meant for a stranger. but it built a community. the unexpected outcome of one man's message in a bottle. >>> good morning. i'm muhammad lila, in for rob nelson. >> i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment today. we begin this morning with a new effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. it's an 11th-hour attempt to reach a deal. but lawmakers are not optimistic. >> wendy gillette is here with the latest. good morning, wendy. >> reporter: good morning, president obama will meet be lawmakers this afternoon. time is running out with no deal in sight. president obama will meet with congressional leaders later today at the white house. but it may be too late for a deal. there's j
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Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
horrible crash. how a jogger jumped into action to help save a man's life. >>> and who says you have to be a kid to get giddy over your gifts? this viral video shows a man's genuine joy. and now, his family is sharing his story. >>> good morning. i'm muhammad lila, in for rob nelson. >> i'm brandi hitt in for paula faris. she's on assignment. we begin with the storm system that is leaving communities covered in snow. the storm is being blamed for six deaths. thousands are without power. and travelers are stranded. a deadly winter storm has dropped massive amounts of snow from arkansas up through the midwest, to illinois and indiana. the powerful system is now a nor'easter, with strong winds and even more snow. >> we tried to get out of the parking spot. we're spinning in circles. >> reporter: the storms spawned rare december tornadoes along the gulf coast. mobile, alabama, was hard-hit, leaving many without power. >> the power went out. we could hear it coming. we ran and jumped in the bathtub. >> reporter: the storms are also having a devastating affect on post holiday travel. people d
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Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
cliff and president barack obama called for immediate action that there was no vote in the senate. majority leader, harry reid says lawmakers negotiated through the night and expected to come together around 11:00. if congress doesn't agree, spending cuts will go in to effect and we will pay more taxes. the impact is more than $3400 in a year. >>> she was supposed to return to work this week, instead, secretary of state, hilary clinton is in the hospital. treated for a blood clot that resulted after a fall earlier this month. >> reporter: hilary clinton was admitted to new york presbyterian hospital with a blood clot from a concussion she suffered several weeks ago. he doctors discovered the clot earlier in the day during a follow up exam. no details of where the clot is or other concerns have been releasede first time clinton has been diagnosed with a blood clot. in 98 she was admitted for a clot behind her right knee. the 65-year-old had a stomach virus this month and became dehydrated, fainted and struck her head. she canceled the trip abroad and was not well enough to appear o
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Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm EST
, you want to use those low beans and drive with an extra amount of cause of action. there's a stalled boundary over the area. tremendous amount of cloud cover. with an extra amount of cause of action. there's a stalledboundary over the area. tremendous amount of cloud cover. . >> with that set up, we'll have the fog through just about the morning commute tomorrow. lessthan a third of a mile of visibility in the immediate baltimore community. under twomiles almost everywhere else. the bay bridge will be tough to see on too. very light breeze, not enough to mix that fog out. the temperatures are in the mid- 40s. we are going to keep the fog in the set up overnight for the wake up. moresignificant rain toward daybreak tomorrow and that will eventually clear the sky and allow us to see a little better tomorrow. here's the rain in the west that will arrive early tomorrow mod morning. you seesee some showers in the morning. a chill llier scenario tomorrow night and then the sun comes back wednesday before we get a new system in here thursday. temperatures now, again we're right on t
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
, more than double any other movie. the tom cruise action thriller, "jack reemp" was second. and the come by, "this is 40" opened in third. >>> when we come back, stunning words from mitt romney's son about whether his dad ever really wanted to be president. >>> also, throwing it all way. a misplaced pass leads to playoff hopes dashed. stay with us. like a lot of things, trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. daisy is 100% pure with nothing else added. meals are simply better with a dollop of daisy. ♪ ♪ do a dollop, do, do a dollop of daisy ♪ >>> some pretty heavy snow is making it a great holiday week for skiers around lake tahoe. drivers, not so much. some resorts got up to three feet over the weekend with another
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Dec 6, 2012 2:35am EST
unlike up until now, invoke military action to solve the situation, rebels getting close to damascus, a precarious situation, any use of chemical weapons would spawn deeper u.s. intervention. so something militarily families may want to keep an eye on as that develops. >> 100 people dying a day since the weekend. >>> in damascus. >>> major developments in the case of the missing leukemia patient. >> last seen on a hospital security video more than a week ago. now her father claims she is in mexico. abc's brandi hitt joins us from los angeles with the latest twist on this strange story. brandi. >> reporter: good morning, rob, paula. at first emily's father denied knowing where his daughter was. now he says his family had good reason to move her from the hospital early. after a week-long search for 11-year-old emily, last seen here at phoenix children's hospital, emily's father has come forward to announce she is safe in mexico. >> hi, daddy. >> hi. >> how are you? >> good. >> reporter: in this interview on nbc's "today" show, luis claims his wife took emily while she was receiving cancer
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Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm EST
different states. they sell for $12 to $50 a piece. >> the more colorful, the more action, the more eye popping. that's hour definition of ugly. >> reporter: he's shipping out sweaters at a pace of 40 a day. >> there were moments, i suppose i was concerned there was more stock than we would get rid of and i would never get my basement back. >> reporter: maybe you won't. jack graduates from high school in a few months and you can't do this in a dorm. >> for all you ladies we've been talking about on facebook, now you know where to get rid of all those ugly christmas sweaters. >>> normally they risk their lives running into burning buildings. >> how some firefighters are saving lives in a very different way.
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
you're part of the action with your own custom jersey with your college number and roberts on the back. >> like it. >> robin, merry christmas. >> great job. >> the knicks beyond the dreams foundation. >> amar'e looked like he was having fun. >> on christmas day, as john mentioned, amar'e's knicks play and that's christmas day, the knicks play the lakers. >> can a woman be fired for being too hot? the answer in one state is yes and we'll hear from the woman who lost her job because of it. >> wait till you hear how the court ruled on this thing. >> some of the most expensive gives on the market including a $100,000 jet pack which i got to test drive with mixed results. >> and more of the joyous sounds of the boys and girls choir of harlem alumni ensemble. keep it right here. ♪ ♪ ♪ i must have the wrong house. sister? we missed you. they waited up all night for you, you know. it's a long way from west africa. ahh...coffee. [ inhales deeply ] he's here. i brought you something. [ chuckles ] really? ♪ [ chuckles ] what are you doing? you're my present this year. ♪ the best part of
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Dec 26, 2012 2:00pm EST
trap. what's funny the way he's talking to us telling us about the action going on. >> mice that can do agility and now a mouse murder? >> watch and listen. >> some mouse came down right in front of me while i'm talking and not scared. eating like he's my buddy. >> he i a little eep taking the mouse trap is not working. >> i set out a buffet for my dinner guests here. these guys love me all of a sudden. where's the idiot with a tray filled with peanut butter for us. >> to find out what happens at the end of the video go to our website at rightthisminute.com and click on the best of rtm. >>> this is a little guy who really, really believes he can make it snow. >> and this is his reaction. what he says when the snow falls, next "right this minute." . >> it may look like any old vinyl record. but look again. >> this record was printed on a 3d printer from digital information. >> see how new technology is taking us back to the good-old days, next. it's an underwater photo shoot and the model is not digging it. >> at what point do you say, hey, okay, i get the hint, i'm out of here? it's
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 6:30am EST
. president obama is pledging action to prevent more tragedies and to save chirnlg in the future. -- children in the future. >> what choice do we have? are we prepared to say such violence visited on our children year after year after year is the price of our freedom? >> reporter: and here in maryland, you can expect the gun control debate to return to annapolis when lawmakers head back to work in january for the new session. some legislators are calling for an all out ban on assault weapons in the state. linda so, abc2 news. >>> news time 6:46. you won't see delegate dwyer trying to make a run for the state senate seat in 2014. he is dropping the plans and instead will seek reelection to the house. he admitted to driving drunk during a boat accident back in august. several people were injured in the crash including children. an investigation is not expected to be completed until next year. >>> consider this the holiday bonus discover american express and capital one are handing out refund. capital one is accused of tricking customers into buying credit monitoring. it's a similar
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
retaliatory action from the united states. monday, president obama warned the syrian regime. >> i want to make it clear to assad and those under his command, the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. >> reporter: obama administration and military officials say they believe president assad has gotten the message. >> we have sent an unmistakable message that this would cross a red line. and those responsible would be held to account. >> reporter: the syrian regime, which has been massacring citizens for nearly two-straight years, has been careful not to confirm it has the weapons. >> even if we have them, we shall not use them against our people. >> reporter: but president assad's father used chemical weapons. and officials believe pressure on the current government is mounting. opposition is making tactical gains that could trigger a shift in the conflict. the state department believes the conflict is growing closer to assad and is looking into reports that assad's men are looking for a place to go into exile. >> tahman bradley, live i
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
to pay its bills. the house republican leaders say they will take action on whatever bill the senate can pass but the senate must act first. abc news washington. >> now for more on the fiscal cliff and what it could mean for your pay we have you covered. just head to the home page, slide show for a break down of what difference situations in washington could mean for your bank account. >>> and we are working for you with only four days left in the year it's a good time to talk about the maryland homestead tax credit application deadline one more time. the credit is used to help off set increase in your state property taxes. that would happen if your home's assessed value jump but it's only supposed to go for primary residents. the state legislature passed a law to try to cut down homeowners getting the credit for properties they shouldn't have been getting credit for. for the past five-years maryland homeowner is have gotten at least two notices by mailing you know an application had to be [inaudible] for that credit. >> this five-year program that we have had we asked homeowners to
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
putin's action could have impacts on families all over the country. >>> now to a story that could affect an awful lot of people in the state. a new law going into effect tuesday will given parents an additional way to protect their children. >> they can protect them thanks to this law. parents can now request a freeze on their kid's cred kit-- credit. the request cap be made online at three of the major credit reporting agencies. in the past the agencies were allowed to say know if asked to have the child's credit lot. >>> two years to the day that phylicia barnes was reported missing, prosecutors is asking that the courtroom be closed for part of the testimony of her half sister deanna. it's over video that shows a sexually expolice sit tape. michael maurice johnson is charged with her murder. >>> for the second time in a month, someone was pushed to their death in front of a new york city subway. >> this latest death was last night in queens. katherine brown reports on the search. >> reporter: police say surveillance cameras captured her running along queens boulevard moments af
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 2:30pm EST
appropriate behavior. >>> a camera catching motorcycle action. guess where this one is heading? >> a couple of rolls there. >> see what the camera catches and survives, next. >>> don't know how they got in the birds nest. >> she seem to be quite cozy. >> moving into the treehouse on "right this minute." >>> every once in a while you get one of those crash videos i've got to say just hurts to watch. it's that time again. here we are with have sports car club racing. video from a car channel. number 58 car. mitsubishi lancer. everything is going, so far so good. but i did say this was a crash video. watch this. as he approaches this right-hand turn his left front tire popped, making the car unsteerable. >> oh, ooh! >> you can see there, led this guy straight into this barricade. hits it. pops up in the air, flips over on his side. you see the windshield break, parts flying everywhere. the guy bouncing round eventually lands right-side-up which is fortunate. >> that is a violent crash. >> and it's awful to watch, because immediately everything just starts crumbling at once, altogether,
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:30am EST
will be defenses. >> the action of a police officer saved a student's life and it was caught on camera. and a man named scoot rankin found him unconscious. he ran out and grabbed his device. cotell his heart was slowing down. >> i turned it on. >> attention. bare skin exactly as shown. >> it said shock advised, i knew that we, you know, we had a serious life threatening event. >> and the charge was sent through hunter's system and performed cpr. the teen was rushed to the hospital and is okay this morning. doctors told him that he suffers from a heart condition causing his heart to beat too fast and in this case stop. >>> your radio will not sound the same. we go to 10 1kwr-6 5 something will be missing, that is jojo girard. he was told yesterday his contract would not be renewed. he's been with the station for 18 years. >>> he has the beard, the red coat, the belly that jiggles like jelly. >> he has it all. and thousands getting together for the holidays convention style. we'll take you to the chorus line of getting their groove on. >> the holidays are getting into full swing and feel
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:30am EST
gambling back in november and today part of that law will be put into action. in less than three hours maryland live casino will open their doors and once they do, they're going to stay open for good. abc2 news linda so is live this morning at the casino and linda i'm sure that a lot of people are going to be ready for 24/7 gambling. >> reporter: well, yeah, when they open the doors at 8:00 a.m. they will never close again like you said. the place is going to stay open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 3635 days a year. that means you can come at any time of the day or night to enjoy any one of their 4700 slot machines that they have here. and another big change that's coming very soon. table games will actually be introduced here at the casino. that will happen in spring. that of course approved by voters in the referendum in the november election. maryland live will be bringing in about 150 table games like poker, blackjack and roulette. this will be the only casino in the state to stay open 24 hours a day. now about 1200 jobs will be created from 24 hour gaming and table games. t
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm EST
$130. >>> toyota has agreed to pay more than one billion dollars to settle a class action lawsuit related to acceleration of vehicles. the settlement would be one of the largest in its type if the agreement is a proved by the federal court in california they would make cash payments for the loss of values affected by multiple recalls and would install special safety features on up to $3.2 millions. >>> the commercials about mac and pc the battle seems to be won. what pc makers have in the works to try to win their customers back next year. >>> and already flexible but even children can benefit from yoga. how they are learning how to do fun things. how fun it can be. >> we are tracking a clear friday but another storm heading our wait a minute there is a few possibilities. this will -- we will talk about that after this. . >>> now maryland's most hack crate forecast. >> nice and clear night on the radar. change from the last couple days, things have been more active, staying nice and dry, tomorrow too. then another storm on the board for saturday, you know it just can't seem to las
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
action to prevent more tragedies like this in the future. also, some pro gun senators are saying they are open to discussing changes to gun laws. majority leader harry reid says congress will conduct meaningful conversation on a gun laws in the coming weeks. we have learned a newly formed organization called newtown united will send a delegation to dc. the group is calling for better gun control to prevent a similar tragedy from this happening in another community. hundreds of people marched from capitol hill to the national rifeel association -- rifeel association's dc -- rifle association's dc office. michael bloomberg joined victims of gun violence to address the issue how easy it is to get being a stows gun. even long time supporters of gun rights say it's time to talk about regulating guns e joe manchin is open to discussing restricts of assault weapons like the one used in the -- restrictions of assault weapons like the one used in the shooting. >> i don't know anyone in the hunting or sporting arena that uses a assault rifle or 30 rounds in a clip to go hunting. >> reporte
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Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
the action has been out to the south and west of us. up towards the north and the east we have been getting our bouts of some drizzle and fog. and it's because of this warm front situated over the area. this will lift toward the north during the course of the overnight and look at the warmth associated with eye. while we are at 46, raleigh is at 64. so the warm air moving from south to north will be in here but then we will see changes as we progress into the week. international falls 1 degree right now. same hold true towards pierre and northern plains. that's cold air that's due to move in as we go into the rest of the week. so again, fog out there tomorrow morning, dense fog advisory until 9 in the morning. and we see a blend of some sunshine and it's very limited sunshine. and here comes some wet weather that moves in latter portion of monday afternoon and evening. that's when we will see the cold air moving across our area. the forecast for tonight takes you towards anne arundel county and will uniformally be into the 40s to around 50. dense fog all anne arundel county under th
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Dec 26, 2012 6:30am EST
ready for 24-hour action and table games. >>> also this morning, a place in different countries, a spiritual center in times of worship, celebration and sorrow reminds us to keep 20 young children in our thoughts and prayers. >>> it's a storm over the east coast that's affecting us today. there's a storm on the west coast that could bring snow for the weekend. details on that coming up. >>reporter: well, right now 695 is nice and clear just west of york road. i'll let you know what traffic looks like on 95 and 83 coming up on "good morning maryland." ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu.
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Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
give me like a countdown? >> okay, he asked for a countdown. we're freezing the action. because what happens next is ridiculously hilarious. wait until you hear and see the reaction of the guy on the left a marine, it's all coming up in the weekly pageant of absurdity we call "fixation." >> i can't wait to see it again. >>> but we begin with an outrageous restaurant bill. not because of the charge but what was printed on it. two words "fat girls." the three women handed the check were understandably hurt and outrage. when they complained to the manager his reaction only made matters worse. mark greenblatt has that story. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. one of the woman here involved seems emotionally scarred still, it began with a fun outing with friends but ended with a kind of bill that no one would want to pay. rule number one with casinos, the house is always supposed to win. but the cameo club casino/restaurant in stockton, california, left three women taken in an unusually large way. >> i got the bill and i looked at the bill and i was like why does it say "fat girls"? gts.
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Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
>>> good morning and welcome to a special edition of "this week." >> the hour for immediate action is here. >> there's no doubt about that. with less than two days before america plunges over the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are finally saying, let's make a deal. >> i'm hopeful and optimistic. >> whatever we come up with will be imperfect and some people won't like it. >> what will the imperfect solution look like? even if there is a deal, will it be able to pass? and why does it always come to this? >> this is deja vu all over again. >> we'll of course 0 our headliners, from the senate, democrat chuck schumer and republican jon kyl. from the house, democrat chris van hollen and republican raul labrador. in our powerhouse roundtable on all the week's politics with former vermont governor howard dean, former minnesota governor tim pawlenty, todd purdum of vanity fair and maggie haberman of politico. "vanity fair and man of politico. " and maggie haberman of politico. >>> you are looking at live pictures of capitol hill over the next 12 hours, what happens there or what doesn't happen wil
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Dec 28, 2012 2:35am EST
. but it's not clear the talks helped. house republican leaders say they'll take action on whatever bill the senate can pass. but the senate must act first. brandi and muhammad? >> thank you. oh, to be a fly on the wall today in that meeting when it all happens. >> we've been talking all week about this going down to the deadline. i mean, we are right at that deadline. this is going to be a photo finish. >> and if the house ends up adjourning, it usually takes 48 hours to be called back. so the timing is really key here. whatever happens today could be the deciding factor. >> a lot of it comes down to who is going to blink first. >> if either side each does. >>> also making headlines today, retired general norman schwartzcopf has died from pneumonia. known as stormin' norman, schwartzcopf commanded the u.s. led international coalition that drove saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in 19ed 1. president obama was among those praising schwartzcopf's long career as a military leader, saying in part he was a true american original who stood tall for the country and the army that he lov
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Dec 24, 2012 2:05am EST
congress to take some action, if nothing more to close loopholes, perhaps ban some of the high capacity magazines. so you think something is going to happen, but you have to wonder if it has the votes in the house to get it passed. even that assault weapons ban from '94 to 2004, even when that passed in the '90s, it passed by two or three votes. so republicans now control the house. i don't know how anything gets through or if it is, it's a baby step. >> and as you heard from the nra, they don't seem to be budging on the issue, either. >> no. leave gun control alone. >>> now a major medical headline just out this morning, and it has to do with bullied, overweight children. a study snows a significant number of them, 42% of them, are bullied by adults, including gym teachers and coaches. 27% say the verbal abuse has come from teachers. the result of this comes from a survey that was taken by children who were in weight loss programs. >>> and a health alert this morning by unapproved botox making its way into american clinics. the fda is warning 350 medical practices they may have purchas
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
as well. our christmas towns, rudolph, ohio, santa, also north pole. a little christmas action as well. a quick look at the map. why should you move on christmas eve? let the map move and come to you. >> oh, boy, service. >> foiled again! see, foiled. i can't -- >> haul that weather was brought to you by j.c. penney. >> oh, lara, josh? >> thank you. >> it was great. >>> yes, we're going to walk over here right now and talk about the fact that there is only one day left before christmas. we have been getting into the holiday spirit all season long with the project near and dear to our hearts. about making dreams come true. today, time for the finale. >> macy's teaming up with make a wish. your child's wish list can benefit a sick child in need. take a look at what happened. >> oh, my gosh! >> for the last 20 years, make a wash has been bringing smiles to kids of all ages by making wishes come true for kids with life-threatening medical conditions. this year, macy's joined in the program. >> in order to participate in the believe campaign, all anybody had to do was just write a lett
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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
monday and tuesday, the setup is for some shower action. back in the mix early next week. so you see the setup temperature wise. it's going to be mild and for a few days and colder into early next week. so it's back and forth. we've been talking about this roller coaster. that's exactly what we're seeing. >> tomorrow a changing day. we could see some showers, the chill of today adds some rain. things improve saturday. >> all right. jamie? >> getting great weather over in britain. a collective sigh of release could be heard across britain as the duchess got out of the hospital. the royal mother to be is suffering from a rare morning sickness. as t.j. winick tells us, while kate is improving, she may face more difficulty ahead. >> reporter: after three days and three night in -- nights in the hospital, the duchess of cambridge finally departed from the london facility with william waving and smiling to well wishers. william and kate issued a statement thanking the staff for the treatment the duchess received. kate, less than three weeks pregnant, will trito recuperate at home. the most
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
he stood before thedevastated families this weekend he plemgd action to pre- - pledged action to prevent action to prevent more tragedies like this and pro gun senators are saying they are open to discussing changes to gun laws. majority leader hairy reid says congress will -- harry reid says congress will conduct meaningful discussion on gun laws and a grass roots organization will send a delegation to dc they are calling for better gun control to prevent a similar tragedy from happening in another community. hundreds of people marched from capitol hill to the national rifle association dc's office. new york city mayor michael bloomberg joined victims of gun violence to address the issue of how easy it is to get access to guns. even some long time supporters of gun rights like west virginia senator joe manchonin says it's time to talk about regulating guns. he says he is opening to discussing restrictions of assault weapons like those used in newtown shooting. >> i don't know anyone in the sporting or hunting arena that goes out with a assault rifle and i doesn't know anyone who
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Dec 18, 2012 2:35am EST
. today, a call for action. a summit on childhood mental health by the american academy of adolescent and child psychiatry. >> yeah, there's a lot we do know. we just don't comprehensively apply what we do know. >> reporter: that's because of hon money? >> yes, i believe so. >> reporter: john donovan, abc news, washington. >> money again the issue. so as we go through the next couple of days, all this talk about taxes and budget cuts, you would hope they say let's not cut from whatever pot of money goes towards mental health services. we'll see how it plays out in d.c. >> that's going to bring us so our facebook question of the day. we've been asking your advice as they discuss the gun control laws. >> jennifer says, it's not about gun control. it's about getting a country to embrace valuable character traits and practice them. >> paul is straightforward in saying, deterrence is the answer. >> and calling it a complex issue, lisa says congress needs to be the public servants they purport to be by banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines and increasing the mental
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Dec 26, 2012 5:30am EST
-clock gaming action at maryland live casino. starting tomorrow customers will be able to enjoy nonstop action 24 hours a day, seven days a week. the casino doors will open at 8:00 a.m. >>> visitors heading to d.c. for the president's second inauguration will not have too many problems when finding a place to stay. about 800,000 people are expected to show up for the january 21st inauguration. city officials say hotels are filling up more slowly this time around. they say rooms are still available and prices are slightly below where they were four years ago. >>> retail sales in the united states were the weakest this year, this according to a newly- released report. bad weather and concerns over the economy disrupted this year's shopping season. last minute discounts weren't even enough to get people into the stores. >>> a number of you will be heading back out to the malls this morning, not just to shop, but return some of those gifts and take advantage of some great bargains. retailers are expected to offer even steeper discounts than usual this year. the goal is to get rid of
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Dec 18, 2012 6:30pm EST
president today, with the action he is going to take. we heard from the first time from the powerful national rifle association says they want to make sure a tragedy like this never happens again. chris cuomo with more on this. chris? >> diane, people are moved. the question, which actions will follow? and the answers are starting to take shape. with each body buried, calls for change grow. just today, the white house voicing support for renewal of the assault weapon ban and that they would take back. >> investment managers announcing the sail of the biggest maker of the assault rifles. what prompted the move, the union said that it was investigating its deal with cerbus. >> people are passionate about this issue. >> reporter: people see it as a step, making assault rifles taboo. >> at the end of the day, it's not the dollar that counts. but the sense. the sense of what they are going with their money. the sense of the weapons we are selling to the general bub lick. >> reporter: but in the wake of the shoots, sales of assault weapons have jumped. the largest makers and seles of assau
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Dec 18, 2012 4:30am EST
president is pledging action to prevent more tragedies and save future children. >> because what choice do we have? we prepared to say such violence visited on our children year after year after year is some how the surprise of -- the price of freedom. >> reporter: you connection spec the debate to head to annapolis. some legislators are calling for a ban on assault weapons in maryland. linda so, abc2 news. >>> and remember you can find latest information about the tragedy in newtown at abc2news.com. we put together a special section on our home page that links you to the profiles of the victims and other stories related to the shooting. >>> 4:35 and on a day when parents were nervous about sending their kids off. someone walked into a city school carrying a knife. police say visitor brought birthday cake and balloons to a member a fight breck out and the visitor ended up with a knife. visitor was taken to jail and the staff member to a local hospital. >>> it's 4:36. time of her death sierra weigh 73 pound and today the woman convicted of starving her to death is up for parole. she has bee
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Dec 6, 2012 6:30am EST
faith in action. the members staged a live nativity yesterday morning. >>> news time right now ten minutes from 7:00. five things to know today. new jersey governor chris christie travels to washington to ask for for money to help from the recovery for hurricane sandy. >>> a big donation for komen maryland today. the anne arundel county firefighters are giving the group $10,000. firefighters wore pink uniform shirts adorned with the pink ribbon. >>> citigroup is cutting 11,000 jobs in an effort to slash costs. that's about 4% of its work force. the move is expected to save the company $900 million in 2013. and more than $1 billion annually starting in 2014. >> all right, time to pack up, we're going to florida! the new fantasyland opens up for the magic kingdom park today. it's the largest expansion in the park's history. it's adding places like gaston's victimmage and the be our guest restaurant. >>> next year fedex will offer employees up to two years' pay to leave the company. the company says this is an effort to cut costs by nearly $2 billion a year. the changes at the shippin
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Dec 28, 2012 6:30am EST
conversation and more action is what we need and that's what we need out of washington. we are standing on the edge of a fiscal cliff and it appears law makers are not too quick to offer a safety net. sandra endo is in washington with the latest on the developing story and sandra, it does seem like this is all talk and no action right now doesn't it. >> reporter: that's right. and there's only a few days left in this year to get anything done and that's why president obama has called the top four congressional leaders to the white house this afternoon for a closed-door meeting charley. and he wants to try to figure out a way to end this fiscal cliff stalemate but you hear the rhetoric being talked about on capitol hill, among leaders, republicans and democrats are still pointing the blame at each other for not getting this deal done. and for the lack of progress. so still no movement yet and there's only a few days to go to a get anything done. charley. >> you know let's go to what was said yesterday we talk about harry reid referring to john boehner as dictator. and we got mitch mcconel sayin
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Dec 29, 2012 8:00am EST
. >>> fiscal cliffhanger. >> the hour for immediate action is here. it's now. >> t-minus three days until everyone's taxes go up. the politicians are in a mad scramble this morning. so, what are the odds of a deal to prevent disaster? >>> the price of fashion. are your skinny jeans a health risk? why doctors are warning of nerve damage, abdominal pain, heart burn, even blood clots. >>> "x factor" ax? is britney spears about to lose her job as a judge on a talent show? why simon cowell reportedly thinks she's toxic to the show's success. >>> and good morning, everyone. we've got a lot to get to this last week of 2012. can you believe this year is almost over? and of course, we're going to start the show with weather. take a look at snow falling overnight in illinois. the year ending with a one-two punch of nasty winter weather for much of the country. ginger zee will tell us how it will affect your travel plans. the second storm in just a matter of days. >> nothing makes ginger happier than a big winter storm. we'll talk to her in just a moment. >>> speaking of travel. this is exactly what
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Dec 26, 2012 12:00am EST
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Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm EST
the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. we're at the point in four days every american's tax rates are scheduled to go up by law. every american's paycheck will get considerably smaller. and that would be the wrong thing to do for our economy. it would be bad for middle class families and it would be bad for businesses that depend on family spending. fortunately, congress can prevent it from happening, if they act right now. i just will a good and constructive discussion about how to prevent this tax hike on the middle class. i'm optimistic we may be able to reach pan agreement that will pass both houses in time. senators reid and mcchon nell are work -- mcconnell are working on such an agreement as we speak. but if an agreement isn't reached in time between senator reid and senator mcconnell, then i will urge senator reid to bring to the floor a blase sick package for an up or down vote, one that protects the middle class from an income tax high, extends the vital lifeline of pun insured been fits and a plan for an economic growth and deficit reduction. >> that was presi
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
action. >> it's the best time o of year because we are expecting packages. >> and angie with the better business bureau says your expectations put you at risk. scammers know you're waiting so they'll try to trick you. they'll send a text or e-mail o saying your packages can't be delivered. . >> it will l prompt you to click on a link and you'll down load an invoice or shipping label. >> but clicking could release a troi trojan tro akriers that collects your information and puts you at risk for identity theft. >> another scam involves e- mails about packages that are ready to drop. they tell you you need to get them now or it will cost you. >> since a sense of urgency is created, they're going to charge you a phi fee every day. >> that scam asks tow click on links. instead just lovers. ifyou're not being taken to a legit site like fedex or ups, don't click. > . >> and if you have still presents to buy on line, there is still time left. today hasbeen free shipping day. you'regetting down to the wire. aftertoday you can buy presents on the internet but they may not arrive in time fo
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Dec 23, 2012 9:00am EST
action. finally on the president's national security team and i want to start with you, senator isakson, because you are on the committee. senator kerry, the president's pick for secretary of state. but several of your colleagues have raised questions about the possibility of chuck hagel, your former colleague from nebraska being secretary of defense. john cornyn said he would oppose it because of his views on israel and others. would you have any problem with that nomination of senator hagel or for that matter senator kerry. >> i have no problem at all with john kerry. he's done outstanding work particularly in the middle east, has been a great envoy and diplomat to the united states and would do great as secretary of state. as far as hagel is concerned, he hasn't been nominated yet and i'll reserve any judgment until after the hearings we have on confirmation if, in fact, he is nominated. >> senator klobuchar, on senator hagel, even the top democrat on the foreign affairs committee eliot engel said he has severe issues with secretary -- the possibility of secretary hagel because of wh
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Dec 27, 2012 2:30pm EST
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00am EST
mixed message. friday's massacre prompts calls for swift action on gun control. but sales of guns are surging. >>> the wind, the snow, sure signs of the season. a snowstorm is moving across the country, right in time for the holidays. we'll show you where it will hit. >>> and sweet success. a little girl takes on a big company, cracking the glass ceiling for future generations. but it's not who you think. it was all for her little brother. >>> and a good tuesday morning, everyone. a ritual returns for thousands of older students in newtown. they're going back to school today. but those who attended sandy hook elementary are still waiting for their new classrooms. >> and this long line of funerals. very sad days. it continues later today. tahman bradley joins us this morning from newtown. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. it is remarkable to see this community this morning. the signs of remembrance are everywhere. people are paying their respects at memorials and funerals. newtown is performing a grim task. parents are doing what they shouldn't have to. 6-
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Dec 18, 2012 5:30pm EST
sure that as few americans are effected by this as possible is the right course of action after meeting with boehner yesterday, president obama sweetened his offer, that included $1.2 trillion in tax increases. extending the bush tax cuts for every e american earning less than 4 hundred $400,000 a year. limiting the amount of cost of living increases on social security and limiting the extension on the debt ceiling. >> the president has come a little over hatch way and the republicans, this far. thepresident has demonstrated his reasonableness. >> but boehner said that's not quite the balance the republicans are looking for. >> i have made it clear to the president that i would put a trillion dollars worth of revenue on the table if he put a trillion dollar offense spending reductions on the table. >> the whitehouse flat out rejected plan b and even some house republicans grumbled because they're opposed to any tax increases. . >> i get to play the account president now. i'm going to rael read some new rules for you. let's see about these credits. if no deal is reached, first it
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Dec 24, 2012 5:30am EST
apologized for his actions. he has a court date set for january. >>> santa claus will make a special stop in baltimore at ronald mcdonald house is and will spend sometime with the kid putting an extra smile on their faces for this holiday season. >>> and over the next few weeks, the president will make a decision on how many american troops will be coming home from afghanistan next year. a major factor will be how successful they are in preparing afghan forces to secure their country. that outlook took a grim turn this morning when an afghan police woman killed an american adviser at the kabul police headquarters. that happened this morning. >>> a possibility of slick roads later on this morning especially in northern maryland. the state highway administration is ready to roll out and keep the roads safe. they are reminding you to take it slow avoid passing any snowplows if you see them on the road. >>> and they celebrated the new year early in the ukraine with asanta run. 250 people dressed up for a run and they ran through the streets. all the money raised for this race will go tow
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Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
congressional leaders to take action immediately. >> the american people are not going to have any patience fora i politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. >> reporter: with that harry reid and mitch mcconnell launched a latch-dimp effort to craft a bipt plan to that stop the tax hike going into effect on new year's day. they negotiated all day saturday. saturday night there was an offer. by this morning, a clear sense of optimism and warnings that failure would be unthinkable. >> there are no breakthroughs yet, but there's a real possibility of a deal. >> if we are not able to reach an agreement, it will be dire. >> the morning's optimism turned into the afternoon's pessimism. the senate opened for business at 1:00 p.m. with the ominous prayer from the chaplain. >> look with favor on our nation and save us from self-inflicted wounds. >> reporter: soon democratic leader reed acknowledged he had not been able to make a counteroffer to republicans. >> it's just that we're apart on some pretty big issues. >> frustrated with the impasse, republican mcconnell said he called vice
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Dec 6, 2012 11:35pm EST
dropping action shots that the world recorded. it all started with a surfer dude and one bright idea. here's matt gutman. >> reporter: with the launch of this skip comes a secret high tech operation off the coast of nicaragua. the guys paddling on their surf boards are the brain trust behind a camera company called go pro. testing their newest generation of cameras in a surfer's paradise. even if you've never heard of go pro, you definitely have seen the impossible angles. the p.o.v. of the death defying. the visceral intensity of impact. >> hole litty cow! >> reporter: and the serenity of a robot lofted into space. >> continues to blow our minds that go pro is what it is today. >> reporter: for company founder nick goodman, the journey began on a surf board in 2002. the original goal for go pro was to produce a camera that the average surfer could use to capture themselves while they were surfing. >> reporter: and now, eight years later, woodman and his old surfing buddies that happen to be the cheap's top officer, like brad schmidt, took "nightline" on a four-day r&d road trip in n
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Dec 27, 2012 11:35pm EST
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Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
military action would not be easy. it could take upwards of 75,000 troops to secure those chemical weapons, which no one is eager to provide. but president obama, diane, has warned that using those weapons is a red line. >> on the story for us tonight, martha raddatz, thank you, martha. >>> and now, we want to tell you about another turbulent hot spot, so vital to the united states. there is a battle in the streets outside the presidential palace in egypt, again. and abc's nick schifrin is there. >> reporter: tonight, 10,000 egyptians taking the fight over their future to the presidential palace. they want president mohamed morsi, the man they elected, now to be removed for seizing too much power. last night, the same street was a war zone. six killed, 700 injured. the biggest crisis here since egypt, one of america's most important arab allies, overthrew its dictator, hosni mubarak. these very same people filled these same streets two years ago. today, they are chanting the exact same songs, only replacing mubarak's name with morsi's. tonight, morsi refused to give up the absolute
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Dec 28, 2012 5:30am EST
lawmakers continue to talk about the fiscal cliff one man has decided to take action and that's because he is fed up with the country's debt. now, while it's not going to solve all the economic problemswe have, he says it's about making a point. we see what this man is doing. >> reporter: in his unheated garage, 85-year-old man is working to fix the fiscal cliff one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over 3,000 dollars. >> reporter: 3,197.88 to be exact. all tracked on a handwritten ledger. the last three years, garcia has been paying the government 50 dollars a month of the postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we are paying too much interest. >> reporter: it bothers you. >> it brothers me because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use.you think he's crazy? [audio not understandable] >> reporter: call him crazy but there's an entire federal office bureau of public debt that collects money from hundreds of mr. garcias this office in west virginia was set up by pr
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